News: Department of Criminal Justice

Tamara Madensen outside T-Mobile Arena.
Research | December 21, 2017
UNLV professor uses crime science to head off chaos in public spaces.
woman with laptop next to sleeping man
Campus News | December 11, 2017
Some inspirational words from Rebels who've made it through another fall semester.
Body camera on police officer.
Research | November 27, 2017
Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.
couple at desk filled with holiday cards
UNLV History | November 19, 2017
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.
hands holding cardboard cutout of house
Business and Community | November 9, 2017
College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.
man giving presentation
Research | November 8, 2017
Meet three UNLV graduate students pursuing their passions through research and making a big impact in their fields.
Three students pore over notes at a mock trial.
Business and Community | September 22, 2017
Mentored by practicing legal professionals, undergraduate students in the mock trial team are already learning what it takes to become a trial lawyer.
Group of police officers
Campus News | August 17, 2017
Students in UNLV's crisis and emergency management program focus on preparedness for potential disasters
Erika Schumacher at Red Rock Canyon
People | June 16, 2017
Erika Schumacher leans on her experiences as a chief ranger of public lands to coordinate the UNLV emergency crisis management program.
Closeup of books
Research | May 3, 2017
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
Alexis Kennedy leans against a chain-linked fence with brick wall in the background
Research | September 1, 2016
Last year, the Nevada attorney general’s office released statistics indicating that Las Vegas police recovered 2,229 victims of human trafficking since 1994.
Hands rest hanging ourside of jail bars
Business and Community | August 30, 2016
Criminal justice professor Emily J. Salisbury studies how the treatment of inmates affects all of us.